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Agricultural extension service: an impact study

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Agnihotri, N.K. (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
1988-06
Published:
India
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
agricultural development, development, economics of information, education effects, extension, extension services, India, information services, marketing, training programs, value of information
Notes:
Findings suggest that the contribution of agricultural extension services to India's food production can be claimed to the extent of 64.20 percent especially in the Punjab where this study was conducted with 500 farmers. Agricultural information services accounted for 8.59 percent of impact (increased farm production) on 60.17 percent of farmers. Knowledge gains through publicity and training camps accounted for 8.75 percent of impact on 61.24 percent of farmers.